David Schuster, VP of Product Sales and Operations at Motorola, announced today that the company is starting the initial deployment of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgrade to the Moto X Style in both Brazil and India, as well as the Moto X (2014) in Brazil. The update will also roll out in the coming weeks to this year’s Moto X Pure Edition. Read more
Now that the HTC One A9 has been released, HTC has made open source kernel files available at the HTC Developer Center. Read more
HTC is struggling to remain in the smartphone market and one of their moves to try to keep buyers interested is a commitment to getting the latest version of Android out to their devices. With the recent release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, HTC has been hard at work trying to make that happen for the HTC One M9 and the HTC One M8 before the end of the year. Evidence of their efforts surfaced today thanks to Twitter tipster @LlabTooFeR. Read more
So far, there have been only a select few that have been able to update to Android 6.0. These include the HTC One A9 and Google’s Nexus devices. However, HTC is adding to that list with the extension of the HTC M8 Google Play Edition.
It’s always a great feeling finding out that your handset has an update waiting for it, meaning that Honor 4X owners in the UK are in for a treat. @UKHonor has just announced via Twitter that the Lollipop update is now available for the Honor 4X, which means that the handset will no longer have to languish on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Read more
Samsung tablets are often left out in the cold when it comes to firmware updates, it isn’t unknown for one of its flagship tablets to be 2 or even 3 versions of Android behind Google’s latest release. I’m sure that owners of the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition will understand where I’m coming from seeing as that device has languished on Android 4.4.2 KitKat since its launch (unless you had the T-Mobile variant). There is cause to rejoice for some, though, because the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is finally available to download for the SM-P600 (WiFi) variant. Read more
It isn’t long ago that LG began pushing the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the G4 in Poland, although that was then temporarily halted due to technical problems. Despite that, LG has started updating G4 handsets in its native South Korea to the latest version of the Android operating system. Read more
Motorola has been pretty spotty on which devices will be getting Marshmallow, but fortunately, the 2015 Moto G made the cut. Seems like that update is going to happen sooner rather than later, too, as Motorola is apparently sending out a soak test for the newest version of Android. Read more